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2009-06-09 23:01:00

NEW STATE-LEVEL DATA SHOW DISPARITIES VARY WIDELY ACROSS STATES WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A decade after U.S.

2009-05-15 12:20:05

Promoting the health of young children, before five years of age, could save society up to $65 billion in future health care costs, according to an examination of childhood health conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

2008-10-28 12:00:39

Editors note: A photo and a video are included with this press release. Canada is a middle-of-the-pack performer on Health, getting a B grade, in the latest Report Card on Canada: How Canada Performs: Health-Details and Analysis, released today by The Conference Board of Canada.

2008-10-09 09:00:10

By Lynne Wilde II Deseret News In a report released Tuesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Committee to Build a Healthier America, Utah children fared well in one category and not as well in another.

2008-10-06 15:00:07

A new report presents a shockingly dismal picture of the health conditions in Washington County.

2008-09-24 03:00:10

By Muntaner, Carles Chung, Haejoo In "Epidemiology and the Macrosocial Determinants of Health," Putnam and Galea highlight important new developments in health policy and social epidemiology.

2008-09-24 03:00:09

By Naumova, Elena N Cohen, Steven A Putnam and Galea challenge the epidemiological framework underlying conventional public health research. They underscore the need to address population-level macrosocial determinants of health in epidemiological studies.

2008-09-24 03:00:09

By Putnam, Sara Galea, Sandro ABSTRACT In the past two decades, public health researchers have taken renewed interest in investigating the role of social factors in health. This holds substantial promise in terms of identifying manipulable social factors that are amenable to policy intervention.

2008-09-19 00:00:10

The existing mental health services in Ontario, Canada, do not adequately meet the needs of bisexual people, researchers said.


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  • To play, gamble.
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  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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